Posts by Grad school

Undergraduate research

By Janice Allen, Opinions Contributor • January 24, 2014

Researching, writing and presenting professionally prepares undergrads for the realities of most master's programs. (Photo by Dale Prince via Flickr)

A glance at the nature of grad school
The role of undergraduate research has been debated recently, including in the Gazette. Presenting at conferences or …

I’ve been to grad school—twice

By Janice Allen, Opinions Contributor • November 1, 2013


Should you go?
I’ve started a graduate degree in the sciences twice: first a masters in environmental science, and now a doctorate in geology. I’ve …

Grad school

By Shelby Rutledge, Opinions Contributor • September 27, 2013

Is grad school the right choice for you? (photo by Bryn Karcha)

Pros and cons
As many students know, there’s been a lot of media coverage talking about the uselessness of the arts: an undergrad in English …

Life after fourth year

By Clark Jang, News Contributor • September 30, 2011

4th year student. Photo by Katrina Pyne.

And the restlessness that awaits
It’s almost midnight on a Thursday evening. A young woman in the library is poring over her books— marking them …